4000 Scouts and Guides participate in annual rally

Chib,Renzushah,Faktoo Honoured

Srinagar, Dec 13: Minister for Medical Education, Youth Services and Sports R.S. Chib Thursday said that the basic aim of the Scouts and Guides is to contribute for the preservation of natural environment and ecology besides, achieving moral character and discipline. The Minister was addressing More

Faqeer Gujri Trekking of JKSMA flaunts scintilla
Srinagar,Dec 13: In the follow up action of the symbolic trek from Faqeer Gujri to Asthanmarg in the city outskirts of Zabarvan range, organized by J&K Ski & Mountaineering Association in collaboration with Tourism Department on Wednesday, the participating students of different institutions More

England fight it out on slow pitch

4TH TEST DAY 1

AGENCIES

Nagpur, Dec 13: Debutant Joe Root and Matt Prior led England’s fightback against India on an attritional first day in Nagpur. After winning the toss England slumped to 139-5 on a slow and low wicket, but Root (31 not out) and Prior (34 no) helped the tourists recover to 199-5. Kevin More

India beat Pak to win Blind Cricket T20 WC

AGENCIES

Bangalore, Dec 13: India beat arch rival Pakistan by 29 runs in the final to clinch the inaugural Blind Cricket Twenty20 World Cup on Thursday.  Batting first on a warm day, India scored 258 runs for eight wickets in the stipulated 20 overs and restricted Pakistan to 228 runs for eight wickets More

Jayawardene to step down as Sri Lanka skipper

REUTERS

Hobart, Dec 13: Mahela Jayawardene will step down as captain of the Sri Lanka Test and one-day teams after the current tour of Australia and has backed Angelo Mathews to replace him. The 35-year-old Jayawardene told a new conference on the eve of the first Test against Australia that he thought More

  • Kashmir

High Court seeks family response to SIT report

TUFAIL MATOO KILLING CASE

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Dec 13: The High Court Thursday granted four weeks to the family of Tufail Matoo to file reply to the final report submitted by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) in the case. The SIT report More



  • Srinagar City

Forget subsidy,CCD at KU

TAXES STUDENTS

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, Dec 13: Notwithstanding the claims of Café Coffee Day, that its outlet at Kashmir University would offer subsidy to students and academicians, the CCD levies tax of 13% on every commodity sold More




  • Jammu

Govt initiates process for fast tracking recruitment

Formal Orders Issued For Prof Peer’s Appointment As Consultant

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Dec 13: The state government Thursday issued formal orders for appointment of Prof Mushtaq Ahmad Peer as Consultant for “fast-tracking recruitment to non-gazetted posts.” The appointment orders More



  • South Asia

Civil Society from PaK to attend Intra-Kashmir conference in Jammu

NISAR AHMED THOKAR

Islamabad, Dec 13: A high-level delegation comprising civil society representatives, intellectuals, jurists and traders from Pakistan administrative Kashmir on Friday left for Delhi to attend a two-day More



  • World

Britain plans more face-to-face visa interviews for students

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

London, Dec 13: Britain today said it would increase the number of face-to-face students interviews instead of just paper checks after a pilot study found abuse of the country's student visa system in More



  • Ganderbal

Voices against female foeticide go shriller

KWS ORGANIZES SEMINAR

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Ganderbal: In its endeavour to spread awareness about the menace of female foeticide, Khatoon Welfare Society (KWS), an NGO Thursday organized a seminar at Government Girls Higher Secondary School here More



  • GKeducation&Careers

‘Allow kids to think critically’

BETTER EDUCATION

Since 2008, Kashmir Education Initiative (KEI), a volunteer-driven philanthropic organization with a focus on education in Kashmir, has been quietly supporting education of talented and deserving Kashmiri More



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